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BRUSSELS, Belgium – As many in the area paused this week to thank local veterans for their service to our nation, one area native is not only actively serving the United States of America, but is also working with one of this country’s most important alliances.

CLARION – “It’s a lean mean budget. It’s very good.” That’s how Clarion County Commissioner Wayne Brosius described the county’s 2019 tentative budget, which does not project a tax increase for residents in the coming year.

CLARION – The Clarion Area Chamber of Business & Industry invites the community to celebrate the 2018 holiday season with Customer Appreciation Day and the following holiday events:

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FAIRMOUNT CITY – As the world commemorates the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I — Armistice Day — one local family is looking back on the life of a relative who gave his life in the service of his country only weeks before the war would officially be over.

The Hometown Hero banner project that began locally several years ago in Rimersburg, and which spread through a number of neighboring towns in the past few years, grew even larger in 2018, as a host of new communities set out to honor their areas’ veterans.

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NEW BETHLEHEM – “It’s pretty tough over here right now. Plenty is happening.” That’s how New Bethlehem area resident Harry “Sneeze” Snyder depicted life in World War II Europe first hand as a U.S. Army serviceman.

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion) will continue her advocacy of rural issues and the 63rd District by advancing within the leadership ranks of the House Republican Caucus in Harrisburg, as she was elected yesterday (Tuesday) to serve as chairman of the House Majority Polic…

ALCOLA – Young people from the New Bethlehem area rolled smoothly, fell down or hung out with friends at the Redbank Valley Municipal Park’s skating rink last Friday night. A mainstay of the area park for more than 70 years, it has provided active entertainment for generations of area residents.

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NEW BETHLEHEM – Banquets, family gatherings, class reunions and other special occasions have found a new home in New Bethlehem as two local business owners celebrate the opening of their new banquet facilities at their existing Broad Street location.

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CLARION – State Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion) won re-election to the state House in the 63rd District, winning handily in a hard-fought battle against Democratic challenger Conrad Warner of Knox.

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POLK CITY, Fla. – He probably never went barefoot while working as superintendent of Redbank Valley Schools, but a former district official has continued to make waves as one of the top barefoot water skiers of all time.

KITTANNING – Armstrong County officials opened a lot of bid packages last week for proposed improvements to the Belmont Complex near Kittanning. But they didn’t like what they saw.

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BRUSSELS, Belgium – As many in the area paused this week to thank local veterans for their service to our nation, one area native is not only actively serving the United States of America, but is also working with one of this country’s most important alliances. Read more